Sunday, August 23, 2015
Taiwan's Army on Saturday denied local media reports that Israel is interested in recruiting a Taiwanese Army pilot who was disciplined after he breached military security by giving civilians access to Taiwan's AH-64E Apache attack helicopters earlier this year.
A man allegedly strangled his ex-wife after a quarrel in Chiayi yesterday, while a Tainan university professor suffered serious injuries in an acid attack allegedly carried out by his wife who refused to divorce him, according to police.
Local airlines said Saturday that some of their flights had been disrupted due to Typhoon Goni, and more cancellations and delays could be expected Sunday.
A Taiwan film festival and Taiwanese food fair opened at the Sylvia Park shopping center in the Auckland suburb of Mount Wellington in New Zealand Friday, according to a statement released by Taiwan's representative office in Auckland.
Two of Taiwan's popular tourist attractions, the National Palace Museum and Taipei 101, have been named among the World's top 500 sights in Lonely Planet's Ultimate Travelist 2015.
A crew of five, including pilots and emergency medical technicians (EMTs), are getting ready to fly in a blue rescue helicopter from the Chiayi Air Force Base in Southern Taiwan to rescue the people in need.
Hung Hsiu-chu, the presidential candidate of the ruling Kuomintang (KMT), said Saturday that if she is elected in January, she would increase funding for research and development in the field of science and technology.
Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) chairwoman and presidential candidate, on Saturday visited Miaoli in Central Taiwan, one of the major Hakka regions, and detailed her ideas for cultural preservation.
The PM2.5 air quality monitoring and simulation standard has been added to the Air Pollution Control Act, and will take effect on January 1, 2016, the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) said Monday.
Saturday, August 22, 2015
The Taiwan Taipei District Court ruled in favor of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘) yesterday in his defamation suit against political commentator Clara Chou (周玉蔻), ordering her to pay NT$2 million in damages and submit a written public apology., 3 Comments